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Tips for Success: Read your labels. Watch out for hidden carbs; to calculate the grams of carbs that impact your blood sugar, subtract the number of grams of dietary fiber from the total number of carb grams. Also double-check serving sizes on labels; some foods and drinks are actually two or more servings, so you need to add in those extra carbs and calories.

Low Carb and Keto Friendly Thanksgiving Swaps

November 17, 2019
Thanksgiving Table

I love Thanksgiving. It’s a wonderful excuse to spend time with family and friends, while enjoying a delicious meal, minus the stress of holiday shopping. I’ve been living a low carb lifestyle for more than 25 years, and thanks to the low carb tips I’ve learned along the way, I am able to celebrate Thanksgiving to its fullest. Fortunately, turkey, the star of the meal, is naturally low in carbs, and you can still enjoy many of Thanksgiving’s traditional dishes if you take your pick from these low carb Thanksgiving swaps:

Turkey and Gravy

 Thanksgiving Turkey with Gravy

 Citrus Brined Thanksgiving Turkey

 Mashed Potatoes

 Cauliflower Cheddar Mash

 Sweet Potato Casserole

 Candied Ginger Sweet Potatoes

 Green Bean Casserole

 Green Bean Casserole Topped with Crispy Onions

 Stuffing

 Sausage Sage Stuffing

 Wild Mushroom Stuffing

 Cranberry Sauce

 Cranberry, Orange and Walnut Relish

 Cornbread and Biscuits

 Maple Chive Corn Mini Muffins

 Atkins Biscuits

And hopefully you have saved room for a few of these low carb Thanksgiving dessert recipes! Finally, check out my 5 low carb Thanksgiving tips. If you follow this plan, you’ll have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving!

 

 

 

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